Summer, summer, summer…the season of healthy, glowing, warm skin, sigh, if only it was that easy. I don’t know about you but despite the improved weather I still need some help along the way and blushes are my favourite pick me up. Don’t get me wrong, I love a good bronzer but for me blush just adds a little something extra, a glow that my busy pale skin just can’t achieve alone.
Miraculously I have managed to get a tan (and not from a bottle) and so my regular blushes have been made redundant and instead I am reaching for my warmer toned varieties. I love the dusty, rusty pinks at this time of year because they tend to flatter my ever so slightly darker skin and add a pop of healthy colour.
I own far more blushes than I care to admit but these are my current favourites and I thought I would share them with you.
Soap and Glory Sexy Mother Blusher, Pinker belle// £9.00 in Boots
Recently I’ve become a bit of a Soap and Glory fangirl and having fallen for the wonderbronze bronzer I decided it was time to try a blush from their collection. I’m always looking for something new and exciting, something that makes me want to throw all my other blushers in the bin and start a revolution, so this excited me. Similar to the chubby sticks but much thicker, this gorgeous blush blends seamlessly and it’s consistency adds a lovely shimmer adding extra life to your skin. I was fairly disappointed with the pigmentation and had to use more than I would have liked but overall, I really like this product and it lasts pretty much all day!
Max Factor Miracle Touch Blush, Soft Candy//£6.99 in Boots
Max Factor isn’t a brand that I tend to gravitate toward, I’m not too sure why, but having heard rave reviews about their Miracle touch blushes I decided to pick one up. Generally I tend to chose the paler, pinker shades but this brilliant red really caught my eye. It’s a gorgeous red that looks divine on the apples of my cheeks, adding a lovely rosy hue. Similarly to the Mother Blusher this beauty blends easily but is far more pigmented and I love using my fingers to stipple it in to my skin and the finish is uber-dewy, leaving a natural look. Beautiful.
Natural Collection, Dusty pink// £1.99 in Boots
The colour of this bargain blush is defiantly more up my street and is the kind of colour that I wear on a day to day basis. It’s a pretty puff pink, that looks beautful on the tops of my cheekbones. When you consider the price, this blush is a bargain and it is more than worth the money. However it is a little bit chalky in consistency and if your someone like me, that tends to need long-lasting make-up, this isn’t the one for you!
What are your favourite blushes?